Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
A first rate soup is better than a second rate painting.
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
It is not worthy of a speaker of truth to curse people.